Clark County was formed from Bourbon
and Fayette in 1792. The county seat is the city of Winchester.
Winchester, Clark County, KY
"The Winchester Sun" December
30, 1940: Riley Estes, 58-year-old Clark
county farmer, died suddenly
early Sunday morning at his home on the Colby Road. Mr. Estes' body was
found in the yard near his residence and death was attributed to a heart
attack. Mr. Estes was born and reared in Estill County, a son of the
late Samuel and Ellen Hill Estes. He had made his home in Clark county
for the past 30 years and was a member of the Open Door church. Mr.
Estes is survived by his widow, Mrs. Susie Estes; three daughters, Mrs.
Eva Abney, Mrs. Mary Neal and Miss Juanita Estes, and four sons, Ramond
Estes, Sam Estes, John Estes, and Clayton Estes, all of Clark county;
two brothers, Henry Estes, Fayette county, and Hiram Estes, Powell
county; a sister, Mrs. Katherine Bailey, Clark county, and several
grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. The body was removed to the home of
Mr. Estes' sister-in-law, Mrs. Mollie Estes, Mt. Sterling Avenue.
Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at two o'clock at the
Fairfax Church of Christ by the Rev. Taylor Lowry. Interment followed in
the Winchester cemetery. Active casket bearers were Ishmael Bond, Floyd
Bond, Leonard Holland, Roscoe Holland, Everett Estes, and William
McKenzie; honorary, Robert Abney, Shirley Estes, Ernest Hullett, Herbert
Clark, Curt Bailey and Oscar Dyer.